Creating a playground

When helping the design team and owner design and build key playground features, a great sense of responsibility encompasses the task. The environments in which today’s children play can help shape their future and the future of the world around us, so it must be done cautiously and intentionally. In Loveland, Colorado, we had the opportunity to help provide a solution for playground walls and climbers. The client wanted to bring the natural Colorado feel to the......

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Albany Medical Center Rooftop Rocks

Project Name: Albany Medical Center Client Need: Pressley & Associates designed a new rooftop garden for the Albany Medical Center expansion in Albany, NY. The design called for some larger landscape boulders, however, due to weight constraints on the structure, natural boulders were not the best option. Solution: Pressley & Associates contacted Colorado Hardscapes about the possibility of designing with di Giacomo boulders. Due to past successes with the di Giacomo brand, they knew the quality would......

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di Giacomo – reflecting on the inspirations of great rockwork

Many of di Giacomo's inspirations for the rock masterpieces created...

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The Process of Creating di Giacomo Rocks

Creating di Giacomo features requires a different approach than typical...

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Planning for Planting in Rockwork

http://youtu.be/Z1zn9prBzMI Part 2 of the di Giacomo video series is...

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Rocks in nature

Why do I love this photo? Because it shows so...

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Rock work maquettes

When working on a maquette (precise scaled model), so much...

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The basics of artificial rocks

Recently published in Colorado Green by Karen Van Heukelem of di Giacomo,...

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